Markus Golden
Outside Linebacker
Drafted: Round 2 (#58 overall), 2015
Experience: 6 Years
College: Missouri
Contract: 2 yr(s)
$5,000,000
Signing Bonus $1,500,000 AAV$2,500,000 G'teed:$2,500,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap
2021 Contract details by year 29 $1,000,000 $750,000 $235,294 - - $1,985,294 $2,500,000
2022 Contract details by year 30 $2,000,000 $750,000 $235,294 - $1,000,000 $3,985,294 $750,000
Contract Notes:
  • $2.5 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary)
  • Per Game Active Roster: $14,705 ($250k, 16 LTBE in 2022)
  • 6 sacks: $250,000 (earned 2021)
    8 sacks: $250,0000 (earned 2021)
    10 sacks: $500,000 (earned 2021)
    13 sacks: $1M
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $1,109,695 - $1,691,817
2016 Player Cash Earnings $613,106 - - $613,106
2017 Player Cash Earnings $791,212 - - $791,212
2018 Player Cash Earnings $969,318 - - $969,318
2019 Player Cash Earnings $975,000 - $3,775,000 $4,750,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,651,319 - - $2,713,667
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,446,181 - - $1,446,181
2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,235,294 $3,735,294
8 seasons $8,881,136 $2,609,695 $5,219,764 $16,710,595

Cap Hit

#30
Outside Linebacker
#13
Arizona Cardinals
#378
NFL

AAV

#25
Outside Linebacker
#501
NFL

Cash

#25
Outside Linebacker
#337
NFL
  • Mar 15 2021

    Signed a 2 year $5 million contract extension with Arizona (ARI)

  • Oct 23 2020

    Traded to Arizona (ARI) from New York (NYG) for 2021 6th round pick (#201 Rodarius Williams)

  • Mar 14 2019

    Signed a 1 year $3.75 million contract with New York (NYG)

  • Dec 23 2016

    Fined $9,115 Excessice facemask against Andrus Peat (NO)

  • May 14 2015

    Signed a 4 year $3.918 million contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • May 1 2015

    Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 2 (#58 overall)